BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Varanasi "road-show" yesterday was violative of the election Model Code of Conduct and urged the EC to look into the matter.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hold a roadshow here today in support of local BJP candidates, a day after an impromptu tour through the winding streets of the city.
Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "electric shock" jibe, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said he had not asked him to touch a wire and would never say anything like that.
As the Prime Minister hits the campaign trail in his Lok Sabha constituency, the BJP here today charged the administration with "selectively" pulling down its posters in the name of implementing the poll code.
Archrivals BJP and Congress will battle it out in the electoral arena when polls are held in Punjab and Goa tomorrow, with Arvind Kejriwal's AAP, debuting in assembly elections in the two states seeking to play a spoilsport for the two major contenders to power.
After continuous electoral debacles in over two years, Rahul Gandhi pitchforked himself to the forefront in the party in a bid to galvanise the rank and file by stepping up his offensive on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a gamble he hopes will pay off in the new year and after.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today set out a stern warning of tough action against the "dishonest" people even as he announced a slew of sops for senior citizens, farmers, rural housing, women and small entrepreneurs to soften the blow of demonetisation.
Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation, BJP said the welfare measures announced by him were his way of thanking people for their unstinted support to demonetisation and will help the poor and boost economy.
On the eve of New Year, all eyes in the country will be glued to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's televised address to the nation at 7.30 pm.
Speaking to CNBC-TV18 Raamdeo Agrawal, Joint MD at Motilal Oswal Financial Services, said the new year will be starting slow for earnings in the wake of the demonetisation.
Coimbatore, with close to 55,000 goldsmiths and over 3,000 jewellery manufacturing companies, had to bear the brunt of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation drive. A CNBC-Tv18 report brings to light how the city is coping with the note ban.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone of an ambitious project for all-weather roads to 'Chardham' saying he wanted to drive Uttarakhand to new peaks of development so that lack of job opportunities does not force its youths to leave the state.
Toeing the party line, Sheila Dikshit today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi wondering why he was shying away from an independent probe into the 'Sahara-Birla' papers relating to alleged pay-offs, days after her comments questioning autheticity of the documents put Congress on the backfoot.
Speaking to CNBC-TV18 Aliff Fazelbhoy, Senior Partner at ALMT Legal, said that the PM‘s speech over the weekend on tax was uncalled-for.
Najeeb Jung today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a day after springing a surprise by tendering resignation as Delhi's Lt Governor even as he said that he had wanted to quit earlier but was asked by the PM to continue.
On a day Congress leader Rahul Gandhi made the sensational claim about having information regarding "personal corruption" by Narendra Modi, opposition leaders charged the Prime Minister with running away from debate in Parliament on note ban and said the Parliamentary system was under "threat".
President Joko Widodo today said Indonesia and India must cooperate closely in the key areas defence, security and counter-terrorism as no country is immune to a terror attack and also sought stepping up of bilateral trade ties.
Rahul said people were alleging that cash was being taken out surreptitiously from the back door in the banks for a few "selected people" while there were long queues of common people waiting outside for hours.
For the post of municipal council president in 147 places, a total of 1,013 candidates will contest, State Election Commissioner J S Saharia said, adding 147 municipal councils and 18 nagar panchayats were to vote in the first phase.
There was a beeline to acquire the 'hottest commodity' or dispose-off the high value Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 bank notes, which will become illegal tender at midnight.
In a video message posted on his site, Modi said that the festival of Independence is not a government festival, rather it should be a festival of the country, just like Diwali.
The RBI governor's cult status makes him fair game for those who want to grab headlines by taking pot shots at him. As his term comes up for renewal, the PM will likely evaluate the governor on two sets of issues. One, is he an effective governor and, two, is he in sync with the government or antagonistic to it.
Meanwhile, a day after the Sonia-PM meeting, Congress top leader Mallikarjun Kharge reached Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's residence on Saturday morning to discuss the future course of plan and decision on GST Bill.
Nothing illustrates this singular lack of national thinking at the state level more than the way they have approached the GST issue. The states not only get to eat their cake but they get to have it too. They think they are doing Delhi a favour by agreeing to a rotten GST.
The agreement, reached recently, is one of the several new defence projects on which the two countries are working on, including under the ambit of 'Make in India' programme, Indian Ambassador to Russia PS Raghavan.